Indiana coaching search: Chris Collins saved Northwestern. Would he leave for the Hoosiers?

Northwestern’s Chris Collins could be the coach IU has been looking for since the Knight years. Coaching Career After spending sixteen seasons as a long-time assistant for the WNBA’s Detroit Shock, Seton Hall and his alma mater of Duke, Chris Collins took the risky head coaching assignment at Northwestern in 2013. After four seasons in Evanston, Collins led the Wildcats to...
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Indiana fires Tom Crean, men’s basketball coach, after 9 seasons

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Tom Crean put Indiana basketball back in the national conversation. As it turned out, there was too much talk and not enough wins. Not for the Hoosiers. Nine years after taking over a team mired in turmoil following an NCAA scandal, Crean was fired Thursday after missing the NCAA Tournament for the fifth time in his tenure. The 50-year-old coach had three years...
Via The Denver Post
12 days ago

Steve Alford addresses Indiana rumors

Steve Alford has already been mentioned in connection with the Indiana job, but the UCLA coach says he loves where he is in Westwood.Alford spoke with reporters as his Bruins had a workout on Thursday night in Sacramento ahead of Friday’s first-round NCAA Tournament game against Kent State. He was asked about coaching vacancies, including at Indiana, which fired Tom Crean on Thursday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Indiana coaching search: Fred Glass’ next decision will define his tenure at Indiana

By most all accounts, Fred Glass has been a great athletic director at Indiana University. However, he’s about to face his most important decision yet. Fred Glass knows the value of the Indiana program. It’s been much of a talking point this week just how much he values the program. But it was clear when watching Glass at Thursday’s press conference that he also understood...
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Indiana coaching search: Could Chris Holtmann appease the Indiana faithful?

Who does Indiana’s basketball program go to after Tom Crean? Enter Chris Holtmann, who’s becoming Brad Stevens 2.0. The search is on. To the delight of most Hoosier hoops faithful, Indiana University has parted ways with Tom Crean. Now what? I give you Brad Stevens 2.0...Chris Holtmann. (Sorry to you Indiana fans who actually thought, and for some reason still think, Brad Stevens...
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Fred Glass is ready to be a “powerhouse to be reckoned with” once again

Fred Glass addressed the media for the first time since the firing of Tom Crean. Here’s everything we learned. After the firing of Tom Crean, Fred Glass had a lot to say in regards to decision to make the move and where he will be looking in the future. We rounded up all that was said at Thursday’s presser, because quite frankly, it’s all important. Glass isn’t playing any...
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Yogi Ferrell speaks about Tom Crean’s firing, Indiana University

Yogi Ferrell was one of the stars of the Tom Crean era. He spoke out today on Crean’s firing. There were fewer, if any, players bigger at Indiana in the Tom Crean era than Yogi Ferrell. NBC Sports Radio host Chris Mannix spoke with Ferrell on Thursday afternoon about the firing of Tom Crean. On Crean’s firing: “Me personally, I was a little shocked by it. I’ve had a great...
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Indiana coaching search: should Archie Miller make the leap from Dayton to Bloomington?

Of the most realistic targets, Archie Miller has long-established himself as a fan favorite and one of the likely leaders in the clubhouse. Is he a good fit? From the moment Tom Crean’s future at Indiana became unclear with off-court issues and on-court underperformance in 2014, the name that quickly surfaced at the top was Archie Miller. Miller’s best run came in 2014 when...
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Indiana coaching search: Could the Hoosiers pry Gregg Marshall away from Wichita State?

Convincing Gregg Marshall to come to IU may not be all about the prestige. It may also be about the money. THE VITALS Name: Gregg Marshall Current position: Head coach, Wichita State (10th season) Record: 260-89 at Wichita State, 454-172 overall Salary: ~$3.3 Million per year OVERVIEW Two Sundays ago, Wichita State easily defeated Illinois State to claim the Missouri Valley...
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